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Weekend calendar


Saturday FREE

Spoil your senses this holiday season at Winter's Eve. The event includes the opportunity to blow a glass ornament, sip hot chocolate and listen to the a cappella group Capital Accord Chorus. You can also shop the galleries to please your other senses. Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-634-2222.


Saturday and Sunday

Mix dance, spoken word and shared experiences and you get "The Floor Is Sticky," a show by Jane Franklin Dance. With such topics as rejection, competition and trying to fit in, the show is made up of humorous vignettes that everyone can relate to. Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Woolly Mammoth Theatre, 641 D St. NW (Metro: Archives). 703-933-1111. $28, $25 students and seniors, $16 younger than 17.



Don't fret if you didn't get tickets to National Geographic's sold-out discussion about hip-hop's and reggae's roots in African music with Nas and Damian Marley on Saturday. You can still see the legends at the after-party. Doors open at 9 p.m. Zanzibar on the Waterfront, 700 Water St. SW. 202-554-9100. $25 in advance, $30 at the door.


Monday FREE

If you ever wanted to perform at the Kennedy Center, this is your chance. Merry TubaChristmas features musicians playing the tuba, sousaphone and euphonium. Want to play along? Open rehearsal begins at 3 p.m. The spectacle of 250 to 300 horns playing in unison begins at 6 p.m. Kennedy Center, Millennium Stage, 2700 F St. NW (Metro: Foggy Bottom). 202-467-4600. 800-444-1324.

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